GB 19 Acupuncture Point

Gallbladder 19, Abbreviated as GB 19, Transliterated Naokong in Chinese, Brain Hollow in English.

GB 19 Acupuncture Point Location:

On the region of the head, on the lateral side of the superior border of the external occipital protuberance, 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of the head.

GB 19 Acupuncture Point Indications:

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Rigidity and pain of the neck
  • Manic psychosis, epilepsy

GB 19 Acupuncture Point Benefits:

Dispels Wind, benefits the head, cools Fire, opens the portals, relieves pain.


Crossing point of the Gall Bladder Meridian and the Yang Wei Vessel